HIND GUT DIET (HGD)
Harbison Hind Gut Diet (HGD) is a low starch, oat free and high fibre pellet designed to meet the nutritional needs of horses in moderate work, pregnant mares and growing horses.
Low starch, high fibre composition stabilizes the hindgut digestion.
Facilitates energy absorption in the large bowel via the volatile fatty acid pathway.
Minimizes excitability seen in some grain fed horses.
Contains added trace minerals and fat soluble vitamins.
Contains added electrolytes to replace sweat loss in working horses and promote fluid intake.
Proven with endurance horses.
Designed as an ‘all in one’ pellet to simplify good feeding practice economically.
Feed 2kg to 4kg per day*
Feed 3kg to 5kg per day*
Feed a mixture of 40% HGD, 20% lucerne hay/chaff, 40% cereal hay/chaff by weight.
Feed 6gm to 7gm per kilogram of body weight per day.
Feed 3kg to 5kg per day.
*In conjunction with approximately 2% body weight in roughage daily. To slow growth, or reduce body weight, substitute HGD pellets for part or all of BALANCER ration, in the ratio of 3 HGD to 1 BALANCER by weight.